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More students pay for college alone

Mark Vidal Editorial Director “Go to college” is what every student in America hears growing up. But with 9.7 percent of the U.S. population unemployed, more and more students are hearing “Go to college, and find a way to pay for it.” Seventy-six percent of a thousand parents surveyed in 2009 said they are worried about being able to pay for college, according to Public Agenda, a nonprofit... 

ULV students staying close to home this spring break

Elsie Ramos Staff Writer With spring break upon us, students are getting a break from term papers and projects a month earlier than than they did last year. Much like last year, however, the state of the economy is making it hard for some students to travel long distances, while some plan not to travel at all. “I’m going to Havasu or Las Vegas,” said Christopher Bin, a senior criminology major. “I... 

Students guess Disney trivia

Students guess Disney trivia
The stakes were high Friday with two Disneyland tickets up for grabs as Ana Esguer, Erin Langston and Stephen Cundiff went head-to-head in a game of Disney Scene-It, a movie trivia game based solely on on Disney films. In the end it was Cundiff who showed his Disney smarts and took home the tickets. The event was sponsored by CAB. / photo by Christopher Guzman  Read More →

On the Calendar

Comedy Show The Public Interest Law Foundation will present a comedy show and silent auction at 6 p.m. on March 19 in the Ludwick Conference Center in the Campus Center. Tickets are $15 if purchased by Thursday and $20 at the door. Latino Student Forum Events Ann Hills, associate professor of Spanish, will present a lesson on “Spanglish “ on March 25. For more information, e-mail Hills at 

Firebirds roll to victory at roller derby

Firebirds roll to victory at roller derby
The Fairplex in Pomona gets rowdy as the Los Angeles Firebirds take on the Brooklyn Red Devils. Building Eight in the Pomona Fairplex was transformed into a roller derby track to house the face-off between the L.A. Firebirds and the Brooklyn Red Devils, during a 4 lap, anything goes match last Saturday. The coach for the Brooklyn Red Devils swings a folding chair at the L.A. Firebirds coach Ray Robles... 

Winter formal takes ‘Mad Hatter’ theme

Winter formal takes ‘Mad Hatter’ theme
University of La Verne students flocked to the dance floor Friday at the Padua Hills Theater for the Winter Formal. Mad Hatter’s Ball was the theme as decks of cards were strewn across the tables and walls, as well as given for favors. The DJ cranked out the jams from 7 p.m. to midnight, keeping the crowd moving and shaking from start to finish./ photo by Christopher Guzman Rebecca Bravo Staff... 

Seminar provides resumé help for students

Michael Phillips Staff Writer On Monday Career Services hosted a resumé workshop for students, emphasizing the importance of resumés as the first point of contact between job applicants plus the fact that 40.5 percent of the United States’ unemployed are college students. “The easier you make it for the employer to find what they are looking for, the more likely you’ll be to get an interview”... 

Campus Center gets mixed reviews

Campus Center gets mixed reviews
Built in 2009, the Sara and Michael Abraham Campus Center serves as a hub for student activities at the University of La Verne. Designed by the institutional architecture firm Gonzales Goodale Architects, the 40,000 square foot building houses a café, several student lounges, banquet areas and classrooms as well as offices for student groups and clubs. / photo by Rafael Anguiano Michael Philips Staff... 

Salsa Club brings rhythm and spice

Erin Foltz Staff Writer There is a fresh rhythm on campus, and it is coming from the new Ritmos Latinos Salsa Club. Created by Andrea Sotosainz, sophomore anthropology major with a love for salsa dancing, the club meets from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. every Monday and from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. every Wednesday in Aerobics Room C202 in the Athletic Pavilion. The club is free to join. No salsa experience? That is... 

Workshop helps students deal with stress

Elsie Ramos Staff Writer College students are subject to a variety of different stresses. Whether it is writing term papers or studying for finals, not dealing with this continuous anxiety can lead to harmful consequences. Rocio Rosales and Joan Twohey-Jacobs, both assistant professors of psychology at the University of La Verne, held a workshop to teach students safe and effective ways to manage stress. “Bigger... 
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